Book Review: 100 Ideas That Changed Architecture

Written by Richard Weston (Laurence King Publishing, 2020)  This book’s title poses two obvious questions: what is an architectural... Read More

REID: Remembering Doug Taylor, a historian of Toronto

Doug Taylor, one of Toronto’s local historians, died recently at the age of 82. I got to know Doug because we were both among the... Read More

Book Review – The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness

Author: Emily Anthes, Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2020) We spend most of our lives in buildings. According to... Read More

The Dufferin Grove Stones and the surprisingly winding trail to discover the origins of mysterious Toronto architectural ruins

Hidden amongst the shrubs of one of Toronto’s best-loved parks lies a collection of architectural ruins – carved stones – recently... Read More

Book Review: The Architecture of Trees

Authors: Cesare Leonardi & Franca Stagi (Princeton Architectural Press, 2019)  In Italy, most architects know this book and have... Read More

PODCAST: Spacing Radio 048, Safety and wellbeing in Edmonton

In this episode, Natasha Henry, president of the Ontario Black History Society, tells us about the importance of August 1st... Read More

REID: Examples of east side gentle density

One of the things I started looking out for on my local walks during the our locked-down pandemic spring (in addition to former corner... Read More

Book Review: Draw In Order To See

Author: Mark Hewitt (ORO Editions, 2020) Visualizing one’s ideas is a well known standard in the design fields. Thinking visually is... Read More

Book Review: McIntyre House

UBC SALA West Coast Modern House Series Written by Sherry McKay, Preface by Douglas Coupland (ORO Editions 2020)  I miss that people... Read More

SPACING’S NEW BOOK: Remnants of Mid-Century Toronto

WHAT: Remnants of Mid-Century Toronto, photos by Vik Pahwa, edited by Matthew Blackett COST: $25 / use midcenturylove during checkout... Read More